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Blog Entries - 2019

The Golden Lamb: A holiday tradition 216 years in the making

Posted on: December 17, 2019
Tags: Holidays, Newsletter

Christmas through the Ages

by John Zimkus, Historian of the Golden Lamb

‘Twas two days before Christmas — the year 1803 — when folks learned of a new place to gather and be merry.

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Complete your Golden Lamb visit in our Relaunched Gift Shop!

Posted on: November 22, 2019

This summer, we welcomed a new era in the Golden Lamb’s storied history with the renovation of the Black Horse Tavern — the largest undertaking for the Golden Lamb since the opening of the tavern in 1964.  If you’ve visited us

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Spend the Holidays at the Golden Lamb

Posted on: November 18, 2019

The holidays are a truly magical time at the Golden Lamb. When you visit the streets of our historic downtown and walk through the doors of our legendary inn, you'll escape to a time where all that matters is great food, family and friends.  We

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Spooky Stories of the Golden Lamb

Posted on: October 25, 2019
Tags: Newsletter, Golden lamb

At the Golden Lamb, we love showing our guests an out-of-this-world dining and lodging experience. You’d be surprised, though, just how many of our guests describe their visits as beyond this world.  Food Network just named the Golden Lamb

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Golden Lamb named "most haunted restaurant" in Ohio

Posted on: October 15, 2019
Tags: In the news, Golden lamb

By Layla Khoury-Hanold, Food Network "Jonas Seaman founded The Golden Lamb in 1803 in the newly settled town Lebanon with a $4 license to operate a "House of Public Entertainment." He couldn’t have fathomed that two centuries later

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Golden Lamb named "most famous restaurant" in Ohio

Posted on: October 2, 2019
Tags: In the news, Golden lamb

The most famous restaurant in every state By Karlina Valeiko, MSN "Built in 1803, this old colonial building has welcomed an impressive 12 US presidents over the years (the most recent being George W Bush). Today, The Golden Lamb – purportedly

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From Our Farm to Our Table - What's Happening at the Golden Lamb

Inspired by the agricultural heartland we call home, we made a daring decision to start our own farm. Now, we’re celebrating our second harvest and are excited to share its story with you. "We just realized we're here in the middle of beautiful

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Who’s Knocking: A look at the uninvited ghostly guests of the Golden Lamb

Posted on: September 19, 2019

Prepare for a spirited encounter at the Golden Lamb.  The next event in our Dinner with History series invites all paranormal entities, Golden Lamb historian John Zimkus, and you to join us for a night of ghost stories about

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With its own farm and a remodel, Golden Lamb is integrating history with today

By Polly Campbell, Cincinnati Enquirer Even history has to keep up. The Golden Lamb in Lebanon is fully imbued with the story of Ohio's past, going back to its origins in 1803. But an inn and restaurant serving patrons of 2019 can't just remain as it

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A New Era in the Black Horse Tavern

Posted on: July 29, 2019
Tags: Local events, Black horse tavern, Special events, Newsletter

After several years of planning and months of design and construction, the Golden Lamb — Ohio’s oldest inn and longest continuously operating business — celebrated the reopening of its newly renovated and reimagined Black Horse Tavern on Monday.

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One of Cincinnati's oldest restaurants unveils new renovations

Posted on: July 26, 2019
Tags: In the news, Golden lamb, Black horse tavern

By Andy Brownfield, Cincinnati Business Courier One of Greater Cincinnati's oldest restaurants is getting ready to unveil its newly renovated tavern, which is adding its first-ever outdoor dining experience. The Black Horse Tavern inside of the Golden

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Dinner with History: Neil Armstrong Dinner

Posted on: June 17, 2019

NEIL ARMSTRONG: The “Reluctant Hero” Who Was Our Warren County Neighbor To mark the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s historic journey, the Golden Lamb is celebrating the first man to walk on the moon and our Warren County neighbor with

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Celebrate Dad in style this Father's Day

Posted on: June 12, 2019
Tags: Golden lamb, Dining, Holidays

THE PRIME RIB EXPERIENCE Friday, June 14 - Sunday, June 16 | 4 p.m. to close Hand Tossed Caesar Salad spanish white anchovies, avocado, diced tomato, parmesan Hickory Smoked Prime Rib of Beef new potatoes with white cheddar & leeks, yorkshire

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Dinner with History: Lebanon Goes Hollywood

Posted on: April 24, 2019

Lights! Camera! Lebanon!  Over the years, Lebanon, Ohio, and its surrounding area has been used in nearly a half dozen Hollywood productions. This historic city has been "cast" as a town in Ohio, of course, but also one in Pennsylvania, Iowa, New

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Dinner with History: Abraham Lincoln's Ties to Lebanon

Posted on: March 21, 2019

  Join Golden Lamb Historian John Zimkus at the Golden Lamb on Saturday, April 6 for a lecture that looks at our beloved 16th President’s many ties to Lebanon and Warren County. From his relatives — both past and the

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The Golden Lamb presents a "Rhinegeist Beer Dinner"

Posted on: March 18, 2019

Two Cincinnati favorites collide as the Golden Lamb is partnering with the Rhinegeist Brewing Company to bring you a special Rhinegeist Beer Dinner on Saturday, March 30, starting at 6:30 p.m.  The evening will feature a delightful, five-course meal

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A perfect pairing: Find out how our chefs prepare a Golden Lamb wine dinner

Posted on: March 8, 2019
Tags: Wine dinner, Special events, Golden lamb

A truly spectacular dining experience may only happen a few times in a lifetime. On Thursday, March 8, 2019, Golden Lamb diners participating in a J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines dinner were treated to one of these occasions.

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Taste the best pairings around at our upcoming wine dinner with J. Lohr Vineyards

Posted on: February 18, 2019
Tags: Wine dinner, Special events

Are you ready to show off your inner wine connoisseur? You'll have your chance on Thursday, March 7, at an upcoming wine dinner with J. Lohr Vineyards. Enjoy a special prix fixe dinner featuring wines expertly paired with five courses of delightful

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Dinner with History: The 1932 Lebanon Opera House Fire

Posted on: January 14, 2019
Tags: Dinner with history

What sparked the Lebanon Opera House fire that collapsed the destination location in the early hours of Christmas morning 1932? Find out during our Dinner with History: The 1932 Lebanon Opera House Fire - the first of the Golden

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Black Horse Tavern Remodel

Posted on: January 14, 2019

If you've stopped in for dinner or brunch at The Golden Lamb recently, you may have noticed some important updates are happening.  Indeed, the Black Horse Tavern has begun undergoing a remodel and refresh. But don't worry! The Tavern remains open, and

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